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Welcome to East Thompson ...

East Thompson is located in Windham County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for East Thompson: E. Thompson

East Thompson is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: East Thompson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

East Thompson is within the (860) area code.

Communities near East Thompson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Thompson.

  • Worcester [Worcester County]
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    • Worcester [Worcester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of East Thompson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184,570 people
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  • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of East Thompson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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  • Cumberland [Providence County]
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    • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of East Thompson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Milford [Worcester County]
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    • Milford [Worcester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of East Thompson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,965 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincoln [Providence County]
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      • Lincoln [Providence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of East Thompson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Smithfield [Providence County]
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      • Smithfield [Providence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of East Thompson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,842 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grafton [Worcester County]
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      • Grafton [Worcester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of East Thompson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,082 people
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    • Bellingham [Norfolk County]
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      • Bellingham [Norfolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of East Thompson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,336 people
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    • Killingly [Windham County]
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      • Killingly [Windham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of East Thompson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killingly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Webster [Worcester County]
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      • Webster [Worcester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of East Thompson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,822 people
      • Webster has also been known as:
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around East Thompson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Thompson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Thompson. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around East Thompson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Thompson. See our Newspapers Page for East Thompson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Thompson ...

Looking for more information about East Thompson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Thompson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Thompson.

Adding East Thompson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of East Thompson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for East Thompson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for East Thompson on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About Windham County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Thompson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Windham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Thompson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Thompson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for East Thompson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East ThompsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Thompson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0086, Longitude: -71.8091    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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